Animal First Aid

One article really cannot cover all first aid situations so this will mostly be looking at the differences between animal and human first aid.   Firstly, in any emergency assess the general situation. Is the patient conscious, is there a lot of bleeding, are legs in unusual positions suggesting fractures etc, is the patient in [...]

Bravery Award goes to Lady!!!

At the end of last year, a terrible thing happened. “Lady” was viscously attacked by another dog.   Lady is a mixed terrier, with a tousled tan and black coat, and big brown eyes. Basically she is as cute as a button and a gentle dog-soul. She was just wandering around her yard in Dural, [...]

Cat Superstitions

Dreaming of white cat means good luck. - American superstition To see a white cat on the road is lucky. - American superstition It is bad luck to see a white cat at night. - American superstition If a cat washes behind its ears, it will rain. - English superstition A strange black cat on [...]

If Only there was Insurance for Pets

We commonly hear the refrain from clients: “If only there was insurance for pets!” after they have incurred significant costs for an illness or injury to one of the family pets.   WELL THERE IS!   In principle, we at Gladesville Veterinary Hospital encourage the concept of pet insurance. We regularly encounter situations where a [...]

Puppy Tips

The most important things to teach your puppy Bite inhibition Socialisation with people Household etiquette Home alone “Sit” and “Settle down” Dog-Dog socialisation   The most urgent things to teach your puppy Household etiquette Home alone Socialisation with people Dog-Dog socialisation “Sit” and “Settle down” Bite inhibition

Update on SPCA Nepal

You’ll remember from our last newsletter that GVH has established a relationship with the fledgling Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Nepal.   The donations of equipment, medical supplies and books that we made at the end of last year were gratefully received in Kathmandu and put to good use.   The [...]

Visitors and Friends

Zoe our star boarder getting into the spirit with her Easter Bonnet. I’m Too Sexy for my Shirt Meet Bart, one of our regulars. Bart prances around in his tux on special occasions. He wears it with pride as shown by his puffy chest. What a gentleman!!!

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